Koos Family History

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Koos Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Koos in Pomerania. Dutch: nickname for a flatterer or persuasive talker, from Middle Dutch cose ‘flattery’, a noun derivative of cosen ‘to fondle or caress’, ‘to smooth talk’. Hungarian (Koós): variant of Kós (see Kos).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Kos, Roos, Loos, Joos, Hoos, Koss, Kloos, Kops, Klos, Moos

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Koos Family Origin

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Koos Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Koos. 26% of Koos men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Koos women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koos were Farm Laborer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Koos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Koos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koos census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Koos. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Koos. For the veterans among your Koos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koos Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Koos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Koos in 1944 was 34, and 64 in 2004.

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